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5th of April 2018

Micco Bluff Road Reroute

Personalize your own picture slideshow On March 31st 2018, the FTA celebrated the opening of a new section of the Florida Trail along the Kissimmee River with a ribbon cutting and inaugural hike. This reroute has eliminated 8 miles of road walk on Micco Bluff Road. The new section of trail is 11.9 miles in […]

31st of March 2018

March 2018 E-blaze

March 2018 Cypress dome along the Florida Trail Big Cypress National Preserve Reopens for FT Hikers! Trail Closures Lifted Ochopee – The temporary Trail Closures for Kirby, Bluebird and Lost Dog Prescribed Fires to promote visitor safety during prescribed fire activity have been lifted. All sections of the Florida National Scenic Trail in Big Cypress National Preserve […]

1st of March 2018

City of Lake Butler Joins the Gateway Communities Program

North Florida Trail Program Manager, Jeff Glenn, writes: The small city of Lake Butler is quickly becoming one of the most looked-forward-to stops along the trail.  The hospitality shown to Florida Trail users is well known up and down the trail and the overnight lodging provided at the historic train depot is a one-of-a-kind experience […]

28th of February 2018

February 2018 E-blaze

February 2018 Oak Hammock in Micco Bluff/Kissimmee Prairie Preserve by Eleanor Bauer Micco Bluff Reroute Celebration: Ribbon Cutting & Hike Join us in celebrating the Micco Bluff reroute! Saturday, March 31st, 2018, 8:30am – 3:00pm: The Micco Bluff reroute will close an 8-mile gap in the Florida Trail, getting hikers off Micco Road and instead, on SFWMD […]

14th of December 2017

FTA presents: Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Saturday, January 20th, 5-10pm @ Swamp Head Brewery Gainesville, FL: In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Florida Trail Association (FTA) is proud to present: the Wild & Scenic Film Festival (WSFF). For this outdoor screening, we chose a unique program of […]

8th of September 2017

Florida National Forests Close For Hurricane Irma

1st of February 2017

Update from the Forest Service Office

Eight Year-Old Cubby Hikes the Florida Trail

Jupiter Completes the ECT!

Veterans Walk Off the War